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this morning on "world news now," breaking news. a series of deadly blasts in a starbucks cafe in downtown jakarta, the capital of indonesia. police investigating the apparent terror attacks. we'll have an update coming up. >> money matters. u.s. stocks continue to drop in january with most 401(k)s losing thousands as the country searches for the newest multimillionaires. the latest on the winning tickets in last night's powerball drawing. >> new this half hour, hillary clinton fighting back. >> on the offensive as she goes after bernie sanders. his campaign saying the tactic is backfiring. and how the rest of the clinton family is throwing their weight around. and twitter thrown into a tizzy. over the devastating reports that one direction's temporary hiatus may actually be a permanent thing.
is this true? our full report ahead in "the skinny." it is thursday, january 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we begin with that breaking news from indonesia where explosions and gunfire have rocked an upscale neighborhood in downtown jakarta. police are treating the blast as possible terror attacks. >> one target of course, was a busy starbucks cafe. the moment of impact right there. witnesses say suicide bombers blew themselves up but there are other reports that indicate grenades were used in that blast. two other heavily armed attackers entered a nearby police station triggering a gun battle that left at least one police officer dead. >> at least three civilians were also killed but the death and injury tolls are still climbing. so far no one has claimed responsibility. but because indonesia is the largest muslim country in the world, it's a favorite recruiting ground for isis.
we'll stay on top of the breaking story throughout the morning. >> and we also are tracking another breaking story, this one a happy one. one that had millions of americans dreaming of what could be. >> there are a few who know what will be. there are several winners in the giant powerball jackpot that, $1.6 billion prize sold in tennessee, florida and here. we'll have all the excitement in california. the quiet los angeles suburb of chino hills. >> a huge crowd descending on the 7-eleven where it was sold. these people so happy, you think they would have won. >> we are here because we feel that we won. >> my dad called me and i was like what is going on. >> it's a lucky store. >> i'm very happy and very excited and very proud. we sell that big amount. >> do you think they at least bought a slurpee, these folks? >> let's hope they did. the store's assistant manager saying things had gotten crazy
there in the past few days. and clearly, the party is continuing. that store will get $1 million for selling the winning ticket. >> maybe they should be buying the slurpees for everyone. one round for everyone. >> or whoever the new chino had ion air is. >> there are winners of smaller prizes. check your numbers, it's 4, 18, 19, 27, 34, the powerball is 10. if you get the red number, the powerball number, you get a couple bucs. >> and we split it up with 25 people. >> our staff did win. 25 people here will be winning 16 cents each. >> 16 cents. don't spend it all at the same place. >> more breaking news coming from overseas. stock markets of course, the pain is increasing. asian markets are down across the board this morning after steep losses on wall street yesterday. >> it's the worst start to a year ever for the two main gauges an of u.s. stock market activity. with more, here's abc's gio
benitez. >> reporter: a wall street nose dive. this is the worst start of the year for stocks ever. all major markets down significantly. just look at these numbers. not only was the dow down nearly 365 points, the nasdaq down 3.4%, s&p, down 2.5%. what's dragging the markets down? oil. prices have been dropping and dropping, hovering around $30 a barrel. the lowest prices since 2004. amid concerns of a slowdown in major economies like china. so, what does all of that mean for you? well, the average 401(k) of $92,000 has already lost nearly $7,000 in value since the beginning of the year. and there's an old saying here on wall street, as january goes, so goes the year for stocks. 70% of the time, that old saying is true. and we're now nearly halfway through january. gio benitez, abc news, new york. a navy investigation is under way to how those two --
how those ten u.s. say areas ended up in iranian captivity. after being released, the sai r sailors are now back with the american fleet. a military official says this video of an apology was staged in order to keep the crew safe. john kerry credits a critical role of diplomacy in ending the crisis peacefully. >> these are always situations which as everybody here knows, have an ability if not properly guided to get out of control. and i'm appreciative for the quick and appropriate response of the iranian authorities. >> as for the nuclear deal with iran, the international atomic energy agency is expected to announce tomorrow that all conditions have been met. that means a decades of sanctions on iran could be lifted as early as this weekend. >> and speaking about that incident, two republican presidential hopefuls are outraged over the entire encounter with iran. new jersey governor chris christie says the sailors temporary detention shows how
little respect the iranians have for president obama. and marco rubio says they knew they could get away with it because president obama was in office. rubio vowed to get rid of the iran nuclear deal if he's elected president. >> well, the democratic race, hillary clinton is stepping up her attacks on bernie sanders as polls actually show him gaining ground in iowa. the sanders campaign says the tactic is backfiring instead helping to raise millions in campaign funds. with more on the war of words, here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: with hillary clinton on the ropes in iowa and new hampshire, her family now out in force. bill and chelsea and hillary all over the airwaves. the target? bernie sanders. the new fight? over health care. >> senator sanders wants to dismantle obamacare, dismantle the chip program, dismantle medicare, dismantle private insurance. >> reporter: sanders outraged, saying his plan would do nothing of the sort. >> that is factually incorrect. and i hope the clinton campaign stops saying that.
>> reporter: but on "gma," clinton not backing down. >> that's exactly what he's proposed. okay, so, now, tell the american people how much that's going to cost them. >> reporter: clinton claiming it will mean a tax hike on the middle class. but team sanders digging into the vault, releasing this 1993 photo signed by clinton, thanking sanders for his commitment to real health care access for all americans. they also sent around this 2008 clip of clinton blasting her then-opponent barack obama. >> since when do democrats attack one another on universal health care? >> reporter: it wasn't that long ago that sanders was a challenger that clinton barely mentioned by name. now, she is not holding back. attacks that her campaign says we will see a lot more of. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. investigators in ohio now say a house fire and explosion that killed a family of four was arson. they've determined what caused the fire but they aren't
offering any other details till they complete their investigation. neighbors say monday the blast shook homes throughout the area. the gas company says testing has confirmed there were no natural gas leaks coming from the home. emergency crews in idaho rescued two skiers after they got caught up in an avalanche. they had started their day at lookout pass, then moved to an area about five miles away. a spokesman from the local avalanche center claims the skiers ignored several warnings and triggered the snow slide. a helicopter airlifted them out. one suffered broken bones. a search is under way for a third person who may still be missing in all of that. the snow in the rockies isn't the own weather system that forecasters are watching today. >> many in the eastern half of the country are looking for relief from the freezing cold and accuweather's justin povick has the latest. good morning. >> thanks and good morning to you, as well. the cold is going to begin to ease its grip, its icy grips in the northeast over the coming days. still some snow showers in the short term, but this will be all
north and west of new york city, boston and into d.c. now, out west, we are concerned about some major snows over the higher terrain, but no big storminess in the central plains. notice along the gulf coast, there's going to be soaking showers from houston into southern louisiana. and then an even bigger storm system will come about later on this weekend one of which could produce heavy snow and also some heavy sleet into interior portions of central and northern new england. reena, kendis, back to you. >> thank you. portland, oregon is tired of being messed -- the mess left behind on its sidewalks by crows. so the city is going hi-tech way with a mobile device called a poop master 6,000. it's sort of like the zambonis that the hockey rinks use. >> except the problem that in the winter, birds like to roost in the trees and you know what that means down below. you'll find the poop master each weekday morning around 7:00 a.m. scrubbing the downtown transit mall. the city's paying a few thousand
dollars a month to remove poop. >> but the residents say it is worth every cent . >> it's really a crappy situation for them. i understand. it's just, you know. >> we get it. >> it's the number two problem in all of portland. >> let's move on. dreaming of a better job. quitting all together, maybe last night's powerball winners will do just that. so who won the record jackpot and who went the greatatest lengths for a chance at the $1.6 billion? >> and say it ain't so. 1 d on the outs? the rumors breaking hearst at the mere thought of a breakup. the sad news in "the skinny." >> you're really into 1 d. aren't you? >> i love my 1 d. >> yeah. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by resolve. d. >> yeah. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by resolve. ♪ (ugh.) ♪
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oh, my god. >> well, this is newly released video showing a series of reckless maneuvers at a now closed madison, wisconsin driving school, including these pictures of a student driver slamming on the brakes, nearly ramming into a parked vehicle. officials say the instructor told that student not to hit the brakes. the school was stripped of its license after a series of violations and complaints about instructors taking dangerous chances with students including using their personal cars for lessons. you won't pass with that one. >> no. >> so once again, if you bought a powerball ticket, you might want to check those numbers. >> ticket holders in at least three states have won last night's nearly $1.6 billion drawing.
we're talking about california, tennessee, and florida. here you see them, the lucky numbers. 4, 8, 19, 27, 34, the powerball is 10. yesterday's ticket sales meantime were described as being off the charts. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: what happens in vegas stays in vegas. unless you want a shot at the billion dollar powerball. it's the one indulgence you can't enjoy in sin city. so, people drive 40 miles from the strip to the lotto store at primm. it straddles the border between nevada and california. the bigger the jackpot -- >> keep the line moving, please. >> reporter: -- the longer the line. people have waited in this line for as long as five hours. it got so out of control that lottery officials had to send extra employees to help move it along. and everyone has big plans for their winnings. >> we're all going to buy round trip tickets to the moon. >> i just heard hugh hefner's house, the playboy mansion is for sale for $200 million. >> reporter: okay. so many people hoping for luck, two bucks at a time. kayna whitworth, abc news, the california state line.
so i did go to spend all of this on powerball. >> and how much is that? >> i don't know. quite a bit of singles. but what i didn't realize is that the cutoff was at 10:00 p.m. >> oh, kendis. >> i got there at 10:02. >> are you serious? >> yeah. >> so you didn't end up buying it? >> i didn't. >> you can look at it as your good fortune because nobody in new york won. >> well, true, but i could have won. >> you could look at it that way, as well. >> i'll go make some friends with these singles somewhere. >> when we come back, the countdown to this morning's release of the 2016 oscar nominations. >> big day. is there any truth to the rumor that one direction is taking a break? let's hope that's not true. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
♪ skinny, so skinny time now for "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, it has already gotten here. the countdown to oscar nominations. >> we're eagerly anticipating the release later this morning of this year's academy award contenders. >> there are no clear front-runners but there are some favorites. "the revenant" took home three golden globes for leonardo dicaprio's portrayal of a vengeful 19th century trapper lost in the wilderness and mauled by a bear. >> close behind is "the martian" starring matt damon which picked up three golden globes, one of
them oddly for best picture comedy or musical? it was neither of those. >> other favorites are the wall street documentary "the big short" and "spotlight" telling the story behind the boston globe's exposure of the massive child sex scandal and the cover-up within the boston catholic archdiocese. >> the nominations will be announced later this morning at 8:38 a.m. eastern time, 5:30 really pacific time. >> live on "gma." >> it will be live on "gma" and also live on abcnews.com streaming. > next tackling a new rumor about one direction. >> teenagers and even some adults, i'm not going to name any, have been freaking out all over twitter over rumors that the boy band sensation will be breaking up for good. 1 d had announced a hiatus in august and many of us didn't believe it. but yesterday, "us weekly"
reported that breakup would be permanent. >> but a source close to the situation has told u.s. today there's no truth to that report. big board magazine also says nothing has changed since the hiatus announcement and that the band would comment soon. so stay tuned, folks. >> it's sad news coming three days after zayn's birthday, former boy band member there of 1 d. >> next big news for hip-hop. >> excuse me. i'm very excited. >> all choked up about it. >> they're widely accepted as one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time and yet, they've never won a single grammy. but that's about to change. run-d.m.c. is set to be honored this year with a lifetime achievement award at this year's 58th annual grammy awards. ♪ can you rock it like this, i can rock it like that ♪ ♪ >> those chains are off the hook. joseph "run" simmons, daryl "dmc" mcdaniels and the late
jason "jam master" jay maisel will be honored for their contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording. > also being given lifetime achievement awards is earth wind and fire and jefferson airplane. >> all well deserved, guys. >> and speaking of influential rap artists shaquille o'neal making headlines this morning or rather his son is. >> wait, did you hear that influential rap artist shaquille o'neal? >> you don't think he's a rap artist? >> well, maybe. >> the basketball phenom's son shareef has celebrated his 16th birthday party in style. he enjoyed a crazy sweet 16 thrown by his parents celebrity studded with 400 guests. >> the high point his two birthday presents a lamborghini a customized jeep wrangler. at 6'8", o'neal already has scholarship offers from major division i schools including ucla, baylor and usc.
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♪ mr. telephone man, there's something wrong with my line ♪ ♪ when i dial my baby's number ♪ ♪ i get >> oh, man. we're going back to you. like that, huh. >> a little too much maybe. >> sorry. >> it's happening more and more these days as phone companies increasingly run out of phone numbers, and you get a new number that's recycled and ends up getting dozens of wrong number calls. >> it happened to one man in seattle but the number he was issued wasn't just any old number. ♪ i like big butts and i cannot lie, you other brothers can't deny ♪ >> he's the rapper who catapulted to fame for that bootilicious anthem. now sir mix-a-lot in a bit of a mix a lot. when jonathan nichols a lawyer from seattle got a new cell phone number, he was suddenly inundated with very big offers.
>> i used to get a lot of phone calls and voice mails from luxury car dealers. and they were always trying to sell me or have me test drive a like a ferrari or a lamborghini. >> then this voice mail. >> sir mix-a-lot's phone number. you get somebody calling you about they are snoop dogg. they really are. >> turns out his new digits once belonged to sir mix-a-lot the man behind baby got back. ♪ >> sir mix-a-lot talking about the cellular switch out. >> he's probably getting some insane pictures and photos and strange happy birthday songs and all kind of stuff. so if he's a lawyer, if he sifts through those calls, he will find clients, trust me. ♪ >> and offering an a solution. >> just to help him off load some of this pressure, he can
always forward the ladies pics to me. you know, and i'll take that off his hands. he won't have to deal with that. that should alleviate about 80% of the problem. >> reporter: as for jonathan, he says he's happy to have the once famous number. >> i don't ever want to change this number. it's my fun quirky interesting fact for ice breakers. i can say actually, i have sir mix-a-lot's old phone number and it's kind of like a mike drop moment. ♪ baby got back >> baby got -- >> you like that, huh? >> a little in the middle but she got much back. that's lyrical genius. >> that's a pretty funny story, isn't it? >> sir mix-a-lot was great with it. >> oh. >> what? >> see who else is texting. >> who has my digits. >> is that you, kendis gibson? >> snoop double g. >> this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, under attack. explosions and gunfire rocking a country's capital. a starbucks targeted. the breaking developments just in. powerball winners. lucky tickets in three states splitting the $1.5 billion jackpot. we're live at one of the stores where a winning ticket was sold. athlete arrested. picabo street, the olympian who won the world over and gold medal now facing serious charges. angry candidate. donald trump on a rant. >> you know, i believe in pain but when somebody does a bad job you shouldn't pay [ bleep ]. >> what set him off at a late night rally.